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. it is the kickoff of the jobs across america tour. it prepares students for careers in the life sciences industry. >> what the young people here are learning are skills that can help them find those jobs that are in such demand for skilled workers. it also gives the most important of all law materials which is a highly skilled work force. >> the governor also wants to create jobs run the state. >> we would like to get very personal with you. manar talk with you about your grilled cheese sandwiches? they are recession-proof and all you need is bread, cheese and a little butter. last year, some 2.3 billion grilled cheese sandwiches were cut. how they are counted, we are not sure about that. april has been named national grilled cheese sandwich month. we have more details. >> if your into grilled cheese sandwiches, if you really like a grilled cheese, then you need to come here. it was an idea that came to one of the owners in a dream. >> i had a dream that i was selling world cheese off the back of a truck one night. -- selling grilled cheese off the back of a truck one night telli. the rest is his
of "newsweek" magazine out today it says "america's back." we have a classic disconnect. we hear numbers out of wall street, we see covers of magazines like that, people watching at home, millions of people in the grips of unemployment and poor financial times wondering when they are going to see some of this. >> that is the key question. far be it to me to seem unpatriotic, but growth is going to depend on the u.s. consumer. unemployment still remains very, very high. we are going to hear a lot from corporate america about how much money cooperations made. they have done well. that is why the stock market is up. they have done well because of productivity gains. they fired a lot of people in 2008 and 2009. they found they can do more with less. the question is when they get back to hiring. >> this is why we turn to you. thank you, as always. >>> in washington tonight, 47 world leaders have gathered for a summit on the most serious of topics, nuclear security and the worry and instability that can come from knowing, fearing some nuclear materials could be out there loose. our chief white hou
and jeff sessions, republican of alabama. >>> then america's role in the world. how will this week's agreement on nuclear disarmament make the country safer? why are so many friends and foes alike defying the united states? our conversation with secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. >>> finally the roundtable takes on the growing left-right divide over the president's leadership, the congressional elections and the politics of the court. columnist for "the new york times" david brooks, chief washington correspondent for "the new york times" david sanger, syndicated "washington post" columnist kathleen parker and former democratic congressman from tennessee and chair of the democratic leadership council, harold ford, junior. >>> first, the politics of the supreme court. the president has another big decision to make, the second court vacancy in two years. how are the white house and republicans weighing the confirmation battle ahead? joining us to talk about that exclusively, two members at the heart of the debate, senate judiciary committee, chai
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." i'm maria bartiromo. the ticking time bomb inside america's economy. one man's fight against what he sees as a disaster waiting to happen, and his solution. my one-on-one with treasury secretary timothy geithner. >> you want to build a fire break around the fire. >> we'll talk financial reform, the state of the economy, and what the government doesn't want to do. plus, the ten lawses of enduring success. a preview of my new book with two men who have important less sons to teach. "the wall street journal report" begins right now . >> this is what's making news as we head into a new week on wall street. a crucial indicator of the strength of the economic recovery is out. the jobs number released by the labor department on friday. the economy created 162,000 jobs in the month of march. with the unemployment rate holding steady at 9.7%. that number includes 48,000 workers hired by the census bureau, slightly less than what analysts had expected. but the data overwall was positive. the pace of hiring was the fastest in the economy in almost three years. and job creation appears to have t
," the fight over america's future role in space between those who fund it and those who have done it. >>> the first lady in a new role. we'll hear from her tonight. >>> we might be a big step closer tonight to what so many consider the holy grail, keeping what's up top. >>> and richard engel reports tonight on a major reversal for the u.s. in afghanistan. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, sometimes as you know, it's as if there are two or more americas and at least that many economies. what you're about to hear are some positive economic indicators and they may not match, in fact, they probably won't match what most folks are experiencing. in fact, part two of our lead story tonight has to do with the anger across the country. some of it focused at the two big political parties is enough to make people march on boston. first, the good news, which if true will be felt eventually. we begin tonight with nbc's mike taibbi live on wall street in new york. mike, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. by some of the numbers,
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. measuring potential risks as america waits for the ash plume to clear and what the volcano desights to do next. >>> well, it appears gop opposition to legislation to regulate wall street may be softening. yesterday republicans backed off their harsh criticisms after democrats clarified that financial firms would not be receiving any bailouts through a $50 billion industry-supported fund. as a result, both parties are saying they can work together on financial regulation. nbc's steve handelsman has the story. >> reporter: it's the new big issue. financial regulation of wall street. >> we have to acknowledge that the status quo has not worked. >> reporter: government has just sued goldman sachs for knowingly selling bad mortgage security. lehman brothers bankruptcy when the housing bubble burst was probed in the house. >> the unscrupulous practices illustrates why the senate needs to quickly pass and the congress needs to swiftly finalize the wall street reform bill. >> reporter: democrats dropped the plan to keep bailouts as a backup. that could win over republican votes. >> there's a very
. >> reporter: president obama declared his summit succeeded in making america safer. >> we need to make concrete commitments and take tangible steps to secure nuclear materials so they never fall in thanes of terrorists who would surely use them. >> reporter: he opened his mega meeting of 47 nations with a warning. >> the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down, but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen bombs. it's a nuke the size of an apple in a truck or a shipping container sent by terrorists like al qaeda. and they're trying today to get that nuke. >> were they to do so, it would be a catastrophe for the world. >> reporter: chile showed off a solution last month, turning over 40 pounds of highly enriched uranium to be reprocessed in south carolina, getting it out of the reach of al qaeda. secretary of state clinton signed a deal with russia for both of our nations to reprocess tons of plutonium. >> that will ensure that this material will never again be used for weapons or any other military purp
to join the taliban. >>> and, kings of the court. duke just slip by america's favorite underdogs to become duke just slip by america's favorite underdogs to become ncaa top dogs. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning, i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with a devastating disaster. there are now at least 25 confirmed deaths, and four unaccounted for after an explosion ripped through a west virginia coal mine, in the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1984. a search has been halted for the four missing miners who would have enough food and water to survive for 96 hours, if they are alive and mobile. the explosion happened yesterday afternoon, about 30 miles south of charleston. the federal mine safety and health administration says miners were leaving on a vehicle that takes them in and out of the long shaft when the blast happened. now, the cause of the explosion is unknown. but the mine has a long history of frequent violations for not properly ventilating highly combustible methane gas. >>> later today, president obama is expected to announce new limits on
, that's all hours from now. the focus right now is you, me, and the rest of america getting those taxes done on time. lynn? >> tracy, don't remind us. >>> meanwhile, president obama will face a tough audience today when he heads to florida to outline his new policy for nasa. thousands of workers fear for their jobs with the space shuttle program scheduled to be grounded later this year, and some of the country's most high-profile astronauts are calling the president's plans, quote, devastating. >> reporter: after years as the home of america's space missions, today kennedy will host what is termed star wars. it's pitting some of the country's space pioneers against the president. >> we need to go once again where no man has gone before. there is no vision to this budget, no goal, no challenge. >> reporter: this week astronauts blasted president obama as he gets ready to announce its plans for na is for the future this afternoon. officials say that will include an extra $6 billion, some to be used to help lift a heavy-list rocket, capable of taking humans to mars. but it also eliminates
of america. we are actually the first culinary school ever in the united states. >> reporter: the institute was founded in 1946. originally, it was a place for returning world war ii soldiers to learn about peacetime jobs in the food industry. today, students from every state and over 30 different countries come here to learn about cuisine. >> all students start out by getting the basics, but then when they get on to their sophomore year, they get into things like learning cuisines of the mediterranean or cuisines of the americas or cuisines of asia. >> reporter: when students enroll, they can choose one of two areas to study -- culinary arts or baking and pastry arts. >> i'm a baking and pastry major. i love just everything about making the food and coming up with new recipes and creations. >> reporter: emily is just starting her formal culinary education, but she says she's been in the kitchen since she was 4 years old. >> my parents kind of joke around, because my mom never really cooked a whole lot, so they would joke and say that it's my survival skill. >> the next thing is you hold yo
today early today in america. new york police are asking for the public's help in identifying four young women who stole nearly 4,000 dollar in lingerie. two of the women distracted a store clerk while the others stuffed merchandise into their shopping bags. employees describe the suspects as young, possibly high school or college students. >>> some 50 new jersey residents are out of house and home this morning after a massive fire ripped through two apartment buildings. firefighters say they had trouble getting the blaze under control, but amazingly there were no injuries. the cause is still under investigation. >>> in the florida keys costume competitors kicked up their three-inch heels this weekend at the annual drag race. dashing divas we'lled their way down the main drag in the key west to celebrate independence day. racers were judged on speed and ability to stay on their feet. that's hard to do with heels. >>> and if you're a running in the boston marathon today, keep your eyes peeled for lisa, the last american man or woman to win the race. she's doing an anniversary run this yea
, obviously the biggest problem facing the economy here in america. you're the former labor secretary. what should the government be doing right now to help businesses create those new jobs we're looking for? >> well, small businesses are the major creator of jobs in america. they are having a hard time getting credit. one thing the government can do is simply to help the banks, regional banks, smaller banks, the sort that small businesses use to get credit to those small businesses more efficiently and quickly. also, it is very important that state and local governments get aid. they are right now as you know, they are hemorrhaging jobs cutting everything from teachers to firefighters and that has a negative multiplier effect. over this year and next year it's expected states will be cutting or raising taxes to the tune of $250 billion, a major fiscal drag on this economy and the fed ought to help out at least with say a temporary low interest or no interest loans to the states until the states can pay them back. >> what about tax day coming up next week. a day most americans dread. there'
in the murder of her son. >> still ahead, spreading harmony by running across america. we will explain. >> how about taking a swim in the inner harbor? i will explain this we are request, coming up after the break. >> ben roethlisberger learns his punishment, but will he served with the steelers? that is later in sports. >> the wet weather in the area right now could lead to a little bit of fog in the region later tonight. a slightly warmer day on tap for tomorrow. 53 degrees >> but prosecutors say a postal service employee has been charged in a criminal complaint with stealing of cards from the mail. 81-year-old andrew walt from cockeysville was arrested last night. -- 51-year-old andrew walsh. postal workers found numerous greeting cards that had been torn open. investigators said they connected some of the stolen cards and used to get cards to walsh. imagine being able to swim and fish in the inner harbor. the waterfront partnership of baltimore things that will happen and can be done within 10 years. >> lowell melser was that today's launch of the program and joins us live at the inner har
receded into a quiet life in america. there is no neil armstrong action figure, no chain of restaurants, and while he's walked on the moon, he's never been tempted to dance with the stars. our veteran space correspondent jay barbree exclusively obtained a letter written by neil armstrong and several other icons of the space program. it directly challenges president obama's reported plans to idle the u.s.-manned space program. astronauts armstrong, jim lovell write, "without the skill and experience actual spacecraft operation provides, the usa is far too likely to be on a long downhill slide to mediocrity. and on this anniversary of the space disaster, it is the choice a president and nation must face. that's where we begin with tom costello at the kennedy space center in florida. tom, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. the shuttle program is retiring this year. another program, constellation was supposed to replace the program. that program was literally running behind schedule and had been underfunded. so the president's plan kills constellation, at least in the short ter
. >> they came from across america. steve and i came from georgia. >> i just want to be left alone. i want my money to do what i want with it. >> they tend to be white, male, married and republican, according to a new cbs/new york times poll. rallies were held in iowa, illinois, in traditionally liberal madison, wisconsin, and dozens of other towns. organizers say hundreds of other towns. 84% have unfavorable opinions of the president. >> we are talking about barack obama. i do not think he cares about the u.s. >> some have extreme views of the president. >> [unintelligible] >> tea partiers are pushing a new contract for america, demanding smaller government and lower taxes. >> hundreds of people in support of less government and lower taxes relative in front of the courthouse today. david collins continued our coverage live from towson tonight. >> a lot of first-timer's showed up here and the other surprise, the poll results regarding tea party membership there was a profile published in today's "new york times." >> this is not about democrats or republicans or libertarians. this is about th
boy adopted in america, then sent home. and what some other parents who adopt are up against. >>> and the end of an era. they've been bolding going into space for decades. they're even there tonight. so why on earth is life about to they're even there tonight. so why on earth is life about to change for america's astronauts? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the body of polish president lech kaczynski is back home in poland tonight. met by tearful countrymen still in shock over a plane crash that killed him and scores of that country's political, military, and cultural elite. outside the presidential palace in warsaw, a sorrowful vigil continues tonight, where thousands have come to pay their respects. while in smolensk, russia, where the plane was heading, there are hard questions being asked tonight about the circumstances that led to the fiery crash. we begin in warsaw tonight with nbc's jim maceda. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, few have lived through more tragedy or expressed more grief over the centuries than th
's the reality. >> can this city turn itself around? >> i think there's a lot of good people trying. >> america now. city of heartbreak and hope. a "dateline" special. good evening and welcome to "dateline." i'm chris hansen. one-third of the city is illiterate. and 75% of kids drop out of school. this is the middle of america. i grew up in the detroit area and just like the people who live here, i've often wondered how can this city be saved. >> people don't care. they just feel hopeless. when they don't care, this is what happens. ♪ ain't no sunshine when she's gone ♪ >> reporter: it may be hard to fathom, but this city was once the heartbeat of the american economy. detroit, michigan. >> if we saw a nation similarly situated with a piss-poor school system like the detroit public school system, where crime is running amuck, if we saw that in another nation we'd be giving them foreign aid. >> reporter: while things seem bad across the country, detroit may be the ultimate reflection of america's pain. if you really want to get a sense of what people are up against here, just spend some time
with the thrust of a v8. the most innovative full- size sedan in america: the taurus sho, from ford. drive one. >>> after the white house got crossways with an american icon this week after neil armstrong called the president out, warning him not to gut the manned space program. today the president said he expect answer american will go to mars in his lifetime, and that's after we land on an asteroid, we learned today. tom costello was at the kennedy space center for the president's speech today. >> reporter: hi, brian. solid time tables and reassurances today from the president who said the following, "space exploration is not a luxury or an afterthought in america's quest for a brighter future. instead, it is an essential part of that quest." on the very runway used by america's space shuttle fleet, president obama touched down at the kennedy space center to sell his vision to a skeptical public. >> i am 100% committed to the mission of nasa and its future. >> reporter: the president's audience consisted largely of supporters of his plan with only a handful of space center employees. the adm
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, senator, here in america? >> the threat is real to nonaviation transportation. all you've got to do is look around the world, not only to the terrible tragedy in rash yeah last week, but remember the train bombings in london and madrid and earlier in mumbai. so these are targets. and we know that and we're doing a lot, our government is, working with state and local officials to both in ways that are visible and ways that are not visible to raise our defenses on trains and subways and buses. but, david, to me -- in our committee we've done hearings on this and i continue to believe that this -- that nonaviation is the vulnerable part of our transportation system. we frankly need to give it more than we're giving it now to protect the american people. i worry about this. >> secretary chertoff, i want to get to some domestic terror concerns, but before i do that i want to talk about another element of terrorism. you were head of the criminal division in the justice department. this issue of civilian trilsz for terror suspects is one you're quite familiar with. now, clearly, kol lead s
again? what will pass? and what will it really mean to how the financial system works in america? the chairman an ranking member of the banking committee, chris dodd of connecticut and republican senator richard shelby of alabama. then the growing political divide, arizona's governor with the toughest immigration law. president obama calls it misguided. populous ang ger against wall street. the c efrnlthszo of goldman sachs prepares to answer questions, but at the same time deepening distrust of government's role in the economy. how will voters sort it out in november? our roundtable weighs in. "the new york times'" david brooks. cbs erin burnett, npr michele norris and "newsweek's" evan thomas. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> first an exclusive interview with the men at the center of the debate, the chairman and ranking member of the senate banking committee, senator chris dodd and senator richard shelby. welcome back. senator dodd, the big question is do you have a deal? >> well, richard and i spent a lot of time together over the last year working on this bil
't this feed what america really recent about how wall street is operating? >> i can't comment on the merits of this case. in this financial crisis you saw a range of terrible things happen, catastrophic failures in judgments by people running these institutions, catastrophic failures in institutions, and the consequences were devastating. >> is it time to start teaching people lessons on wall street? >> i think again the best thing we can do for the country is to make sure we put in place strong protections, rules of the game, reforms with teeth. you want a system that acts preemptively to prevent these thing from happening, not come up and clean the mess up later. the best way to protect americans is to put a stronger system in place where people were able to act ahead of the storm, ahead of the abuse, ahead of the crisis. >> let's talk more broadly about financial regulation. earlier this year, president obama issued a declarative statement. let me play it for you. >> never again will the american taxpayer be held hostage by a bank that is too big to fail. >> so at the heart of financial
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here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in indiana, news cameras captured a firefighter being knocked to the ground by an explosion which ripped his helmet off. the firefighter was attempting to extinguish flames in a minivan when he was hit by the blast. fortunately his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. >>> in mississippi, four men are lucky to be alive after driving directly into the path of this oncoming tornado. one of the passengers captured the raging winds and rain on his cell phone only moments before the gusts flipped the car 30 yards through the air. thankfully, the guys sustained only minor injuries. amazing. >>> a kentucky man is under arrest after leading police on a dangerous chase which was captured by the police car's dash cam. the suspect injured an officer who was attempting to stop the car before spinning out and crashing into a police cruiser. the suspect is being held on several charges. >>> and in new hampshire, one farm is welcoming its tiniest new resident with big smiles. weighing only 6 pounds at birth, the
way from november. this morning the focus is on you, me, and the rest of america getting these taxes done on time. >> from washington, i'm tracy potts. wbal-tv 11 news. >> similar rallies are being planned around maryland including towson, annapolis, westminster and rockville. >> a baltimore woman says she was denied the ability to be a foster mother due to her faith. they denied her application because she does not allow pork products in her home. despite the woman's assurance she would on this religious beliefs of any child in her care. they have filed a complaint on the woman's what behalf which brings us to our water cooler question of the day should family services be allowed to deny a child to a forster family due to religious beliefs? email us your response to >> apparently this is all takeover issue of whether the woman serves pork in her household which she doesn't and that's why she was rejected. go figure. the time nine minutes after the hour, 42 degrees on tv hill. coming up the morning's financial news. >> and the death toll continues to rise as
early today in america. in alabama, neighbors on one storm-ravaged street witnessed add scene almost right out of the "wizard of oz" when a tornado ripped an an abandoned home off its foundation and dropped it literally nearly 40 feet away in the middle of the street. the storm left a clear path of damage in its wake but left the home largely intact. >>> in colorado a rare hit an hit-and-run accident, involving of all things a plane. a small plane ran into trouble while landing hitting a sign and a car carrying two people on approach. after coming to a stop the pilot ran away eventually turning himself into authorities. fortunately no one was injured. >>> a rhode island fisherman pulled in a really colorful catch, a rare cacao-cloud covered lobster. look at this. it weighs approximately one pound and was sold to a wharf. there's no word whether or not he's going to end up on someone's dinner plate though. >>> and in florida, bobby the house cat is taking her mothering duties very seriously, acting as a surrogate mom to three wild bobcats. the three 2-year-old kittens were brought in
to spend more to upgrade america's aging defense. >> they would like a pledge not to put restrictions or future missile deployments. >> reporter: they want to confront the nuclear threats with iran and north korea more directly. >> not to strong states, not to great powers, but to weaker states, more fragile states. >> reporter: they'll address more in a nuclear summit next week. >>> well, the nuclear good will, however, does not extend worldwide. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has canceled his plans to visit the united states next week. israeli and administration officials say netanyahu made the decision after learning some nations intended to raise the issue of israel's nuclear arsenal at the conference. as a result, net ya new is sending his intelligence and atomic energy minister in his place. it has never confirmed or denied it possesses i atomic weapons. you can get all the latest this weekend when ""meet the press"" welcomes secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. that's right here on nbc. >>> now here's a look at other stories makin
tomorrow says it's at the top of america's nuclear agenda. congressional republicans argue telegraphing who we would or wouldn't use nuclear weapons against would embolden aggressors and make the u.s. more vulnerable. >>> the u.s. relationship with afghan president hamid karzai has become so strained recently the white house has considered cancelling his upcoming trip to washington. the tough stance is meant to be a warning for karzai in hopes that he changes his recent erratic behavior. twice in the past week karzai has made anti-western comments and has even threatened to join the taliban a if pressure on him to reform does not cease. yesterday former u.n. envoy to afghanistan peter galbraith questioned karzai's stability and even suggested he may be using drugs saying karzai is, quote, prone to tirades. >>> in what is believed to be an unprecedented move in the war against terror, the obama administration has authorized the targeted killing of an american citizen. intelligence and counter terrorism officials said yesterday that a radical muslim cleric who has been linked to last november
at some other stories makes news early today in america. >>> in new jersey, a tree-cutting crane took down more than foliage. a 90-foot crane toppled over sending the attached truck airborne before landing on a nearby house. the crane operator was taken to the hospital. >>> to oklahoma, quite a spectacle at a parking garage in tulsa, oklahoma, after a man backed his suv into and through a wall seven stories up. the driver is fine and despite the falling debris, no injuries were reported. >>> in alaska the coast guard demolished the last tallest structure with a controlled implosion. the navigation stood at over 1,300 feet. it was brought down due to concerns over its deteriorating condition. >>> and in new york city, all eyes are on radio city as auditions kick off for the legendary rockettes. hundreds of young ladies who think they've got what it takes all turned out. auditions will be coming up in l.a. in just a few weeks. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, yesterday when i left in th
about it. the financing differences between britain and america on elections are stunning. last cost. obama himself is set to raise over $1 billion for the next american presidential. chris: dan rather? >> vastly underrated story, the explosive growth of child prostitution in this country particularly along a track from seattle to portland, san francisco and las vegas but not confined to that. this is a problem that every cop you know knows it, is absolutely exploding the chris: helene cooper? >> we've been hearing a lot about iran sanctions and we're uaredgep to do that but nothing is going to happen until summer time because lebanon holds the security council presidency until next month and they're not about to let that go through. chris: bob? >> he wants out when the year is done and the name i hear most often to replace him, senator ryder of rhode island. ris:ch when we come back, is the g.o.p. returning to a southern strategy? [captioning made possible by nbc universal] chris: welcome back. virginia's republican governor issued a proclamation this week celebrating the confed era
being america -- will not have a spaceship to fly after the shuttle is retired later this year, early next for who knows, many years. christi christina. >> >> thanks so much. >>> well, with the catholic church engulfed the scandal over countless claims of sexual abuse, a prominent cardinal steered away from tradition during easter sunday mass in st. peter's square yesterday to deliver public support for the pope. the surprise peach by cardinal ange angelo cedana was the first time in recent memory that a ritual was changed so someone could address the pope at the start. cedano who is the dean of cardinal of pontiffs said, quote, on your side are the people of god and dismissed the claims of abuse as quote petty gossip. the pope, however, did not address the topic of abuse in any of his easter appearances. >>> quite simply, rescuers in china are calling it a miracle. at least 114 miners have been pulled to safety this morning after spending more than a week in a flood coal mine in northern china. the mine was flooded about eight days ago after a rush of undergroundwater trap 153 miner.
pictures. >> this report is brought to you by ralph lauren. when america's teams compete in global events, we love to watch what they do. but carina says you might also notice what they wear. >> hey, i'm noelle pikus-pace, and i do skeleton. >> no, she's not talking about a halloween costume. "skeleton" is an olympic competition where athletes race downhill, lying head first on a sled, at speeds up to 85 miles per hour. >> how ya doin? i'm jesse beckom iii usa bobsled. >> jesse beckom also races downhill, at speeds of up to 95 miles per hour. but, hey, at least he's sitting up. we caught up with noelle, jesse, and other team usa athletes at a photo shoot for the official 2010 winter olympics clothing. >> when you see the usa jacket, especially when it has the olympic rings on it, i mean being an olympic sport - that's the - i mean that's the pinnacle of the sport. >> the clothes were created by polo ralph lauren for the opening and closing ceremonies. >> well, a lot of the ralph lauren line that they're doing comes from the 1930s olympics, and so it just shows a sense of history, where th
. >> hello, america. it is tuesday, april 13. the jackpot is an estimated $105 million. now let's see if we can make you a multimillionaire tonight. first number is 47. that is followed by 39, up next we have 12. the next number is 3. the final white ball for this tuesday evening is 27. now for the megaball. the megaball is 32. numbers are 47, 39, 12, 3, 27 and the megaball is 32. play on, america. >> hi, everybody. i am steve davis. nine days away from the nfl draft, which is considered one of the deepest in years. that is the good news. the bad news, the ravens only have five picks. don't be surprised if they work their imagine to get another pick or two. ozzie said he expects ed reed to play, not retire. samariy is probably going to have to retire. he was released by the the ravens. ozzie said the ravens have not received any trade offers for that guy, offensive tackle, jared gaither, and that they will probably wait until after the draft to sign a kicker to compete with billy cundiff. will the lack of a salary cap impact what the ravens do in the draft or in free agency after the draft?
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that game. i mean, how is it seditious to disagree with the president of the united states in america? chris: and there was also this from bill reilly and from bill human -- >> in addition to bill mar, they can't let the dissent thing alone. bill clinton thinks some of the language of the movement is dangerous, and "time" magazine's joe klein thinks two tea party favorites are bordering on sedition. whoa. chris: well, andrew, joe klein wrote in his blog this week after that show, "let me be clear, dissent is not sedition, but questioning the administration's legitimacy in a manner intended to undermine or overthrow it certainly is." your thoughts? >> i'm more with joe than i am with the fox news republican national committee coalition machine, this great machine spewing out an alternative reality to reality every minute of the day. look, dissent is great and important, and i believe -- i'm a spreach absolutist. but essentially this is accusing the president -- duly-elected president of being illegitimate and even trees news. and it's important to recognize that is what they are saying, it's
committee executives from bank of america, chase, citigroup and wells fargo were invited to testify and the fda seaboard expected to stepped its program to extend checking accounts that exceed the $250,000 deposit limit. >> and keep an eye on lockheed-martin's proposal to the navy. they hope to win a contract for up to 10 navy ships as well as business for five more ships. i'm jane king, reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you, stan. >> thank you. >> well, tonight's show side kick and band side kick he will be leaving for jay leno's side. he says he's ready for a career change. >> well, i've thought about, this and it wasn't that difficult after 18 years of playing america into commercials, i'm going to go somewhere where i can finish a song, man. >> yes! >> eubanks stays recent turmoil between nbc and he willo around conan o'brien had nothing to do with his decision to leave "the tonight show." the former anton schutz show host will be headed to tbs. his new show will air it was a surprise move following a bitter departure. a $45 million exit deal he can't host a new deal before
was more than $12 billion. >>> overall a strong week for earnings season in corporate america in fact. 11 dow components reporting, most beating expectations. ibm, coca-cola and microsoft among them. travelers corps and verizon, however missed analysts' expectations. >>> it also kept the markets at a steady pace all week with limited volatility. general motelors announced it is repaying $5.8 billion in loans to the u.s. and canadian governments five years ahead of schedule. the remainder of the $49 billion loaned to gm was converted to stock still held by the government. while corporate earnings seem to point to a more robust economy the debate over financial reform is heating up in washington and wall street. how will the changes impact the strength of the economic recovery. edmund phelps the 2006 nobel prize winner and director of columbia university's capitalism in society. it is wonderful to have you on the program. good to be here. >> so this week the president goes down to new york, sells his agenda, tries to sell the agenda for increased financial regulation, putting the blame on t
for ford is encouraging news for the economy. america is putting their money where their confidence is. >> clearly, we're on a trajectory for profitable growth. >> big business wants to capitalize. gm has put nearly $900 million into five plants to ensure 1600 jobs. but not all the signs are positive. home prices in 20 big u.s. cities are up, modestly, but still 30% below their 2006 peak. >> the economy is up if we're really lucky, 3%, but it will still take a very long time to make up for all the jobs we lost in the downturn. >> president obama sounded upbeat. it corrects our economy is finally growing again. our markets are climbing, our businesses are beginning to create jobs again. >> but with job growth is still sputtering, he acknowledged there is a lot more work ahead. >> a new list of business surveys suggest employers are feeling better about the economy. many are ready to start hiring again. >> when it comes to the economy and education, most school systems are not hiring teachers, but today, baltimore county opened the doors to hundreds of new teaching jobs. >> every year, b
america, sony pictures, and starbucks, among others. twitter has grown in popularity in the last four years from four million users in 2008 to about 69 million worldwide right now. a new survey from says maryland has the 17th highest car insurance rate in the nation. the average premium in maryland stand at more than $1,500, about $100 more than the national average. louisiana finished highest with an average premium of a little more than $2,500. the least expensive, maine, where the average premium is just $900. >> mindy, interesting. maryland companies are eyeing fortunes in outer space. jane king joins us live this morning with the bloomberg business report. how are they going to do that? >> hi, stan. boy, good question, right? we'll have more on that in a second, but good morning to you, stan. we have stock futures here this morning looking a little positive for the start of things today. this is largely thanks to better than expected sales at intel. and yesterday, another higher day here, the fourth in a row. earnings optimism boosting technology, industrial, and consu
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. how many there are in america. this was census day, the day all the census forms are supposed to be returned. census officials say they're worried about a whole the lot of folks who aren't reporting in. nbc's rehema ellis is in times square with a progress report on this massive head count under way. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. i should tell you the first u.s. census was conducted in 1790 by a group of u.s. martials on horseback. this year the government is spending more than $14 billion and there's a box to check for same-sex couples. times have changed. what has not changed is the nation's need to count the population. across the country, the push is on to get the census numbers in. >> today is census day, ladies and gentlemen. >> reporter: 134 million forms have been mailed out. >> 62 million of them already turned the form back in. if you haven't gotten around to it, it's your time to step up. >> reporter: the white house is among the 52% of american households who have returned the ten-question form. leading the way? central and midwestern states. lagg
in the huge pool of unemployed workers in america today. >> always a wizard of imagery and upbeat steve liesman with us in the new york studios tonight. >>> we have two stories on aviation making news tonight. the faa is lifting a long-time ban on pilots taking anti-depressants like zoloft and prozac. this could affect upwards of 10,000 pilots who will be able to take such medication with permission and clearance. there is also news tonight on airline security. new screening procedures for passengers on flights to the u.s. from overseas. this is the latest response by the obama administration to that attempt to bomb a u.s. passenger plane in detroit on christmas day. more on the story tonight from our justice correspondent pete williams. >> reporter: administration officials say the failed plot to bomb a plane to detroit on christmas day by a man with explosives hidden in his underwear actually provided a needed jolt to shake up airline security. now the government is making a big change to a system started just three months ago, to evaluate who should be pulled aside at airports overse
of the country's biggest advocates for a smoke-free america brought his message to maryland students today. patrick reynolds is also the grandson of tobacco company mobile rj reynolds, but he has seen what the business has done to his loved ones. he is now one of the nation's most active anti-smoking advocates. >> he is the grandson of tobacco giant r.j. reynolds, but his message is about not smoking. >> patrick reynolds was speaking today to students at clinton, about the dangers of tobacco -- at landon about the dangers of tobacco. >> if we can start with kids today, i think we can reduce smoking rates in maryland. 70% of maryland teenagers smoke and that is up -- 17% of maryland teenagers smoke and that is a little below the national average. that is too many. >> at age 19, he lost his tongue and part of his job to cancer. he began smoking as a teenager. >> they said, the cancer is still spreading and there was nothing more they could do. >> he lost his father, told his brother, and other family members to smoking-related diseases, and believes his message to young people is very import
their recovery to be slow. >> investors hope for good news from bank of america today. jane king has the story and more in this morning's bloomberg business report. >> big focus this morning. soon we should start getting quarterly results from general electric and bank of america. analysts surveyed by bloomberg expect bank of america to see its return after two straight quarters of losses. and speaking of banks, today president obama will meet with his economic advisors to discuss regulating wall street. that bank reform bill may hit the senate floor next week. plus, a panel looking into the government's role in the collapse of washington mutual. and this morning, we'll get reports on home construction and consumer confidence. stocks in asia and europe have been falling this morning as google reported a disappointing quarterly profit. yesterday did manage to close higher on optimism the economy is growing. that's your bloomberg maryland index. couldn't keep up. dragged down by reits. have you ever been with your child becoming a wall street fat cat? put that business bug by hosting your daught
of teach for america week. plus, now realize it was pointless. re>> more and more kids are beig diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. why experts say texting is to blame. >> what they were simulating in the disaster drill, and how it helps in their training. >> the tea party event in boston against the spending and taxing policies of the obama administration. administration. boss: come on in, i had some other things you can tell people about geico - great claims service and a 97% customer satisfaction rate. show people really trust us. gecko: yeah right, that makes sense. boss: trust is key when talking about geico. you gotta feel it. why don't you and i practice that with a little exercise where i fall backwards and you catch me. gecko: uh no sir, honestly... uh...i don't think...uh... boss: no, no. we can do this. gecko: oh dear. vo: geico. fifteen minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. come on in, and i'll give you a free quote. quote and compare in about 8 minutes. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> it may look like the real thing, but this disaster at tow
. the governor kicked off his jobs across america tour. he toured several classes and a high school. the tour is part of a magnet program that prepares students for careers in biotech and life sciences. >> what the young people here at randallstown high school are learning skills that will help them find the jobs that are in such demand for skilled workers as soon as they get out of high school. it also gives to our economy that important raw material -- a highly skilled workforce. >> the governor promoted his efforts to save and create jobs throughout the state. >> in tonight's "medical alert" we talk about the serious problem people have had with their allergies. across the region, people who normally suffer from pollen allergies have been feeling a lot worse with very high pollen counts. experts trace the cause to our record february snowfalls. john sherman has the details. >> it has been a bit -- a busy day at dr. john bacon's office. >> it feels tighter here. >> all those flowers and trees in bloom all exploded with pollen together, right now. the natural staggering effect was taken away
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